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(adverb, verb, adj.)


There are 23 meanings of the word Closest.

Closest - as an adverb

(superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance

Example: "That was the time he came nearest to death"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Closest - as a verb

(physical) to remove a gap.

(social) to finish, to terminate.

To come or gather around; to enclose; to encompass; to confine.

To have a vector sum of 0; that is, to form a closed polygon.

Closest - as an adjective

Closed, shut.

Narrow; confined.

Example: "A close alley; close quarters"

At a little distance; near.

Example: "Is your house close?"

Intimate; well-loved.

Example: "He is a close friend."

Oppressive; without motion or ventilation; causing a feeling of lassitude.

(ireland, england, scotland) hot, humid, with no wind.

(of a vowel) articulated with the tongue body relatively close to the hard palate.

Strictly confined; carefully guarded.

Example: "A close prisoner"

Out of the way of observation; secluded; secret; hidden.

Nearly equal; almost evenly balanced.

Example: "A close contest"


Example: "To cut grass or hair close"

Dense; solid; compact.

Concise; to the point.

Example: "Close reasoning"

Difficult to obtain.

Example: "Money is close."

Parsimonious; stingy.

Adhering strictly to a standard or original; exact.

Example: "A close translation"

Accurate; careful; precise; also, attentive; undeviating; strict.

Example: "The patient was kept under close observation."

Marked, evident.

Example Sentences

"The closest supermarket to my house is only a five-minute walk away."
"She is my closest friend and I trust her completely."
"The closest parking spot was right in front of the entrance."
"The closest bus stop is just around the corner."
"The hotel is located closest to the beach."
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Word Game Points

Is CLOSEST a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, closest is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CLOSEST has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is CLOSEST a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, closest is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CLOSEST has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is CLOSEST a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, closest is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CLOSEST has a WORDFEUD points total of 10.

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